Director Clinical Services Non-profit Jobs – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Title:         Director Clinical Services
Organization: Joint Clinical Research Centre
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director
About US:
Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan
Organization that was established in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS
Centre of Excellence specializing in Medical Research, Health Care and
Job Summary:  The Director Clinical Services is responsible
for the overall supervision and coordination of activities in the clinic
department of JCRC including adult clinic, ward, pediatric clinic, The Head is
required to ensure that health workers have access to and trained on updated
medical information. The head of Clinical services at JCR will work in liaison
with the Business Development Manager, other health sectors and senior
management to identify strategies for strengthening clinical services both in
quality and as one of the major sources for income generation for purposes of
moving JCRC forward as a self-sustaining entity.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Lead the strategic
    thinking process for diversification and improvement of clinical services.
  • Coordinate all units within
    the clinical department of JCRC that are directly concerned with the care
    of patients at the centre.
  • Ensure smooth running of
    the inpatient and the general outpatient and private clinics of JCRC.
  • Provide advanced care and
    consultations for care of HIV/ AIDS patients from within and outside.
  • Actively participate in
    the development of Strategic and Departmental work plans.
  • Provide leadership in
    supporting the organizational strategic plan in implementing activities in
    the department.
  • Prepare and coordinate
    submission of reports as required by the organisation.
  • Participate in clinical
    research as an Investigator and supervise assigned research team members.
  • Lead the weekly doctors’
    forum meetings and ensure that important updated information concerning patient
    care is relayed timely and implemented.
  • Provide and oversee
    on-site training for health care providers in-house and other.
  • Assess, determine, and
    advocate for a rationalized optimal workforce requirement for the
  • Lead the strategic thinking
    process for improvement and/ or diversification of clinical services at
    JCRC for purposes of widening the income base for JCRC sustainability.
  • Perform any other duties
    as may be assigned to you from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must
    hold a Master’s degree in clinical human medicines such as internal
    medicine, pediatrics or an equivalent qualification.
  • Bachelor’s degree in
    medicine and general surgery
  • PHD is an added advantage.
  • Five years of progressive
    and professional experience in a hospital setting among which (3) should
    have been at the same or equivalent level.
  • Should have research
    experience with publishing record in peer review medical journals.
  • Excellent interpersonal
    and communication skills and team player.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send
their applications and supporting documents including copies of academic
qualifications and Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts of three
professional referees should either via post to: Manager Human Resource and
Development Joint Clinical Research Centre, Plot 101, Lubowa Hill, Entebbe road
P.O. Box 10005, Kampala or via email with all documents combined in one PDF
document on
Deadline: 6th July 2018
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